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Come and learn about ‘New Beginnings’ program for youth in Burien Mar. 7

Come and learn about ‘New Beginnings’ program for youth in Burien Mar. 7

Come and Learn about a “New Beginnings” program for youth in Burien on Thursday, Mar. 7 at the Burien Community Center. This is your opportunity to learn about the new program in Burien supporting... [Read more]

A report from the ‘Strong Connections’ community brainstorming session

A report from the ‘Strong Connections’ community brainstorming session

Story & Photos by Maureen Hoffmann On Tuesday evening, Jan. 29, 54 people arrived at Navos’ Revelle Hall for lively discussions about “Strong Visions for Burien”, led by Irene Danysh of Community... [Read more]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Rewalk with WABI Burien this Sunday, Feb. 3

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Rewalk with WABI Burien this Sunday, Feb. 3

From our friends at WABI Burien: There’s a special meetup spot and walking route for WABI Burien’s next Walk-n-Talk this Sunday, Feb. 3 – We’ll meet at the Recology Store Highline for a... [Read more]

Brainstorm with Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta on neighborhood events Jan. 29

Brainstorm with Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta on neighborhood events Jan. 29

Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta will be taking part in a ‘Strong Connections’ event this coming Tuesday, Jan. 29 at Navos’ Revelle Hall, from 6 – 8 p.m.: “Excited to welcome you... [Read more]

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez announced Thursday (Dec. 6) that she is stepping down from the Burien non-profit. Torrez has led the organization since 2002. “I am very thankful... [Read more]

VIDEO: See ShanzDev’s great ‘Out and About’ from Saturday’s Boo In Burien

VIDEO: See ShanzDev’s great ‘Out and About’ from Saturday’s Boo In Burien

Northwest Video Blogger @ShanzDev was ‘out and about’ at Discover Burien’s ‘Boo In Burien’ on Saturday, Oct. 27, and here’s her great video from it:So much fun today... [Read more]

REMINDER: Details on Saturday’s Boo in Burien & Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl

REMINDER: Details on Saturday’s Boo in Burien & Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl

REMINDER: Are you ready for Discover Burien’s scarily-fun Halloween festivities this SATURDAY in B-Town? BOO IN BURIEN: SATURDAY, OCT. 27, NOON – 4 P.M.: KIDS & FAMILIES – Come out for... [Read more]

Raul Sanchez named Poet-in-Residence for Burien Community Poetry Project

Raul Sanchez named Poet-in-Residence for Burien Community Poetry Project

Raul Sanchez – a Washington poet and translator – has been selected for Burien’s citizen-led Poet-in-Residence project. Mr. Sanchez will visit Burien in early November, attend local events, and host... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Today we’re going to talk about Community…

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Today we’re going to talk about Community…

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien.Hey B-Town Readers! Today we’re... [Read more]

B-Town Fiesta will be Sunday, Sept. 23 at Burien Town Square Park

B-Town Fiesta will be Sunday, Sept. 23 at Burien Town Square Park

B-Town Fiesta – a new Community Celebration featuring Vendor Booths, Lucha Libre Volcánica, Food Booths, Kids Area and Music, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 23, from Noon – 7 p.m. This free, open... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE Family Fun Run & Scavenger Hunt is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: FREE Family Fun Run & Scavenger Hunt is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Burien’s annual Family Fun Run & Scavenger Hunt is TONIGHT – Wednesday, May 23 – from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Town Square Park.FREE Scavenger-hunt style race for runners and walkers... [Read more]

Bobbleheads, Donuts, Pirates & Baseball – Highline Bears plan a summer of fun

Bobbleheads, Donuts, Pirates & Baseball – Highline Bears plan a summer of fun

By Payton Dineen Highline Bears Broadcaster The 2018 Highline Bears season is nearly underway – first pitch is at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, June 1 – which also means a summer full of fun events and giveaways... [Read more]

Burien Mayor Matta determined to bridge language gap for students, parents

Burien Mayor Matta determined to bridge language gap for students, parents

Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta, attending Thursday’s community safety meeting at Highline High School, noted that 41% of Highline students are Hispanic and called for a phone tree to reach out to families... [Read more]

Sponsored PostFREE Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast at The Gathering Place on Sat., March 31

FREE Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast at The Gathering Place on Sat., March 31

One of Gathering Place’s biggest events of the year will be Saturday, March 31! Bring your kids to our Des Moines Campus (2038 S. 222nd Street) and enjoy an exciting morning of festivities and... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s June ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, June 4

WABI Burien’s June ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, June 4

From our friends at WABI Burien: Wow, it’s June! Let’s start the summer months with a Walk-n-Talk. Sunday, June 4th, we’ll meet up on the grassy knoll at Burien Town Square, walk to and around... [Read more]